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Meaning of "II Kings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF II KINGS

II Kings  [tuː kɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF II KINGS

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adjective
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Ii Kings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES II KINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

II Kings

Books of Kings

The two Books of Kings present the biblical view of history of ancient Israel and Judah from the death of David to the release of his successor Jehoiachin from imprisonment in Babylon, a period of some 400 years. It concludes a series of books running from Joshua through Judges and Samuel, which make up the section of the Hebrew Bible called the Former Prophets; this series is also often referred to as the Deuteronomistic history, a body of writing which scholars believe was written to provide a theological explanation for the destruction of the Jewish kingdom by Babylon in 586 BCE and a foundation for a return from exile.

Definition of II Kings in the English dictionary

The definition of II Kings in the dictionary is one of the two books recounting the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH II KINGS


earnings
ˈɜːnɪŋz
feelings
ˈfiːlɪŋZ
findings
ˈfaɪndɪŋz
fittings
ˈfɪtɪŋz
Kings
kɪŋz
leggings
ˈlɛɡɪŋz
makings
ˈmeɪkɪŋz
pickings
ˈpɪkɪŋz
proceedings
prəˈsiːdɪŋz
rankings
ˈræŋkɪŋz
ratings
ˈreɪtɪŋz
savings
ˈseɪvɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
takings
ˈteɪkɪŋz
thankings
ˈθæŋkɪŋz
things
θɪŋz
wings
ˈwɪŋz
workings
ˈwɜːkɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE II KINGS

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IHC
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IJC
IJssel
Ijssel Lake
IJsselmeer
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WORDS THAT END LIKE II KINGS

bearings
beginnings
belongings
Colorado Springs
Cummings
dealings
evenings
facings
filings
Hastings
housings
I Kings
in the wings
innings
mornings
screenings
surroundings
teachings
to be seeing things
with all the trimmings

Synonyms and antonyms of II Kings in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «II Kings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF II KINGS

Find out the translation of II Kings to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of II Kings from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «II Kings» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

二世国王
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

II Reyes
570 millions of speakers

English

II Kings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

द्वितीय किंग्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الملوك الثاني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Царств
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

II Reis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিতীয় কিং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

II Rois
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

II Kings
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

II Könige
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

II王
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

왕하
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

II Raja
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

II Kings
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரண்டாம் கிங்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुसरा राजे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

II Kings
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

II Re
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

II Królów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

царств
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

II Regi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

II Kings
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

II Konings
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

II Kings
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

II Kings
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «II KINGS»

Discover the use of II Kings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to II Kings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
I & II Kings: A Commentary
This volume offers a close reading of the historical books of I and II Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books.
Marvin Alan Sweeney, 2007
2
I & II Kings
In this illuminating commentary, A. Graeme Auld helps readers understand the message--historical and theological--contained in the story of the Israelite monarchy. The message of the books of Kings remains relevant to today's world.
A. Graeme Auld, 1986
3
II Kings: A New Translation
Background information accompanies a new translation of the Old Testament Scripture about the history of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah from the time of their division to the exile in Babylon
Mordechai Cogan, Hayim Tadmor, 1988
4
Shepherd's Notes: I & II Kings
One in a series of books comparable to Cliff's Notes. Here, each volume highlights the major points from one or more books of the Bible.
Paul Wright, 1998
5
All the Men of the Bible
Elijah prepared Elisha for his commission (II Kings 2: 1-14), and the two became devoted to each other. Elisha's character is marked by mercy (II Kings 2:21), disinterestedness (II Kings 5) and toleration (II Kings 5:19). He earned a wonderful ...
Herbert Lockyer, 1988
6
First and Second Kings
Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.
Richard D. Nelson, 2012
7
Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament
... Bad Peace I Kings 22 40, 51-53 II Kings 1 1-17 II Chronicles 20 35-37 9 JORAM 12 Bad Alliance Jehu II Kings 3 1-3, 9 14-25 II Chronicles 22 5-7 10 JEHU 28 Bad War II Kings 9 1—10 36 II Chronicles 22 7-12 11 JEHOAHAZ 17 Bad Peace II ...
Irving L. Jensen, 1978
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Jesus Christ the Centerpiece of God's Universe: Commentary ...
MAY. Date Morning Evening Date Morning Evening 1. I Kings 1, 2 Luke 22:54-71 17. II Kings 18, 19 John 6:22-44 2. I Kings 3, 4, 5 Luke 23:1-26 18. II Kings 20, 21, 22 John 6:45-71 3. I Kings 6, 7 Luke 23:27-38 19. II Kings 23, 24, 25 John ...
Ronald A. Clower, 2011
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A History of Ancient Israel and Judah
The Genesis-II Kings account, compiled by Judean editors sometime after the fall of Jerusalem, devotes forty-two chapters to David and seeks to portray him as Yahweh's chosen, the true and righteous king. A second extended biblical account ...
James Maxwell Miller, 1986
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An Arrangement of the Genealogies in the Old Testament and ...
According to the Masoretical punctuation this king is called in ii. Kings xv. 19, Phul, but in i.Chron. v. 26, Pul, as -our English translators render the name in both places. The Complutensian edition of the LXX. in ii. Kings xv. 19, and the same ...
Gilbert Burrington, 1836

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «II KINGS»

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Inspirational Message - Xenia Gazette - xeniagazette.com
Elisha, the prophet of God in the Old Testament of the Bible, lived around 800 B.C. There is an account, in II Kings 4, of a widow who is faced ... «Xenia Gazette, Jul 15»
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Bible Quiz July 16 - Hattiesburg American
F/80, Exodus 7:7. 7. T/II Kings 19:35. 8. F/John 11:35. Mail answers to Bible Quiz, c/o Rev. Wm. Gary Smith, P.O. Box 256, Carriere, MS 39426. «Hattiesburg American, Jul 15»
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Bible Quiz for July 2
The shortest verse in the New Testament is John 3:16. Answers for last week: 1. F/5,000, Luke 9:13,14. 2. F/three, Genesis 4. 3. T/II Kings 15:12. «Hattiesburg American, Jul 15»
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Week in Ozarks history: Fence from Lyon monument sold; art …
... of a child believed to be a victim of the Assyrian invasion of Israel under Shalmanezer V in 722 B.C., mentioned in the Bible in II Kings 17:3-5. «Springfield News-Leader, Jun 15»
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From the Pulpit: A quiz on jails, jailers and prisoners in the Bible
The temple was destroyed, and my sons were killed in front of me. I was blinded and taken to Babylon. What is my name? II Kings 24:20, 25:1-7 ... «Journal Standard, Jun 15»
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K. Malcomson: “Biggest challenge isn't atheism but compromise”
In the school we call this vessel The New Cruse (II Kings 2:20). Few revivals in all of church history started with big gatherings. In Ulster ... «Evangelical Focus, Jun 15»
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Bible Quiz June 11
T/II Kings 20:20. 2. T/I Kings 16:23, 24. 3. T/Genesis 26:12-15. 4. T/I Kings 14:2. 5. T/II Chronicles 9:25. 6. F/Jesus. 7. T/Genesis 6:13-16. 8. «Hattiesburg American, Jun 15»
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Bible Quiz June 4
7. T/I Corinthians 13:13. 8. F/Ahab, II Kings 8:29. Send answers to Bible Quiz, c/o the Rev. Wm. Gary Smith, P.O. Box 256, Carriere, MS 39426. «Hattiesburg American, Jun 15»
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Fear not, I am with you
... upon seeing the chariots and a great host, his servant was afraid but Elisha told the servant to not be afraid(II Kings 6:15).As children of God, ... «Nyasa Times, May 15»
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Everything you always wanted to know about sternutation but were …
... as when God created Adam, writes Askenasy, but the sneeze is actually mentioned in II Kings when the Prophet Elijah resuscitates the dead ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, May 15»

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